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  • Does Kenya Really Want To End Terrorism?
    by Abukar Arman on September 17, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    New dangerous dynamics are emerging at the Horn of Africa. Political tension emanating from maritime territory that Somalia and Kenya, both claim it as part of their legitimate border is getting more volatile. As the International Court of Justice gets ready to hold public hearings on “Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya)” […] The post Does Kenya Really Want To End Terrorism? appeared first on Foreign […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on September 16, 2019 at 3:08 pm

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  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on September 9, 2019 at 2:43 pm

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  • Insecurity in Somalia: Is Mogadishu’s ‘Green Zone’ Part of the Problem?
    by Abukar Arman on September 6, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    Naturally broken nations like Somalia that require intervention from the international community require a safe area where diplomats and other officials representing key governments and organizations could be hosted. Hence Somalia’s heavily guarded “Green Zone”, or Halane as it is commonly known. As a compound dominated by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers, mostly […] The post Insecurity in Somalia: Is […]

  • Sheikh Mirza: “Yezidi girl murdered inside UN camp”
    by Rachel Avraham on September 5, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    Yezidi leader Sheikh Mirza, who heads the Yezidi International Human Rights Organization, reported that a Yezidi girl was recently murdered by ISIS in the Hol camp in Syria: “A young Yezidi girl tried to escape from the UN refugee camp in Hol, Syria, where reportedly 73-80,000 are among over 30,000 Iraqis, the majority of whom […] The post Sheikh Mirza: “Yezidi girl murdered inside UN camp” appeared first on Foreign […]

  • How the World Treats Brazil
    by Richard Basas on September 4, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    Brazil is unique in Latin America as much as it is unique in the world. When working in Washington DC many years ago, the largest events were always the ones where the voice of Brazil was present via their Ambassador to the US. While Latin American allies of the US were often seen as almost […] The post How the World Treats Brazil appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on September 3, 2019 at 3:40 pm

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  • Op-Ed: Remembering Bangladeshi Hindu leader Kalidas Baral
    by Rachel Avraham on August 27, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    In recent days, Bangladeshi Hindus commemorated the murder of Kalidas Baral, a prominent leader in the Bagerhat district 19 years ago.  Kalidas Baral, who was a lawyer by profession, was shot dead on August 20, 2000. He was the President of the District Puja Udjapon Parishad, a central leader of the Hindu, Buddhist-Christian Oikya Parishad […] The post Op-Ed: Remembering Bangladeshi Hindu leader Kalidas Baral appeared first on […]

  • Foreign Affairs Quiz
    by FPA Administrator on August 26, 2019 at 2:42 pm

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  • Targeting China’s Core Interests Is A Fool’s Errand
    by Robert Matthew Shines on August 21, 2019 at 7:14 pm

    The U.S.’ great power competition with China is intensifying on a number of fronts simultaneously, namely trade, security, and human rights. Current U.S. pressure on China through the Hong Kong protests actually manages to intertwine all three areas concurrently. However, as with the origins of current U.S.-Russian tensions being traced back decades to several factors, […] The post Targeting China’s Core Interests Is A […]

  • Do You Hear the People Sing?
    by Richard Basas on August 19, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    Democracy is always messy, because people by nature are not perfect. Democracy is neither a perfect solution or system because it is run and set up by people who are often flawed and make mistakes. That being said, it is the best system of government that has been created in human history. It has achieved […] The post Do You Hear the People Sing? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Op-Ed: Why Trump and Netanyahu should help Bangladeshi Hindus
    by Rachel Avraham on August 14, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    Next month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to visit India.   Shipan Kumer Basu, the President of the World Hindu Struggle Committee, stressed that the 55 million Bangladeshi refugees who are presently being sheltered in India are very excited about this visit, believing that Netanyahu can potentially join forces with Modi in order to […] The post Op-Ed: Why Trump and Netanyahu should help Bangladeshi […]

  • The Trade Bone’s Connected to the Yuan Bone …
    by George Paik on August 12, 2019 at 6:59 pm

      We have not yet begun to fight! The Trump Administration’s August 5 designation of China as a currency manipulator marks a new crossing of policy lanes in US-China relations.  In the many facets of that relationship and the rising tension between the two, America needs a clear understanding of our objectives and priorities.   Followers of […] The post The Trade Bone’s Connected to the Yuan Bone […]

  • On America’s Role in the World
    by FPA Administrator on August 7, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    As the United States matures as a global power, how should America assert itself in the world? The United States is the world’s preeminent superpower and barring some unpredictable catastrophe that fact is not going to change over the short term. For the United States to maintain its leadership role over the long term, however, […] The post On America’s Role in the World appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs. […]

  • Opportunities and Risks in Zelenskyy’s New Ukraine
    by Andreas Umland on August 6, 2019 at 3:17 pm

    What to make of the new political realities in Ukraine? Both, the presidential and parliamentary Ukrainian elections of 2019 delivered historic results. Ukraine never had a President with so much electoral support (73%), and so little connection to the country’s old political class. Moreover, independent Ukraine never had a parliament with as dominant a party […] The post Opportunities and Risks in Zelenskyy’s New Ukraine […]

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